Petroleum Geo-Services ASA : Share purchase by primary insiders

Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:50am EDT

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March 21, 2013: Oslo, Norway, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ('PGS' or the 'Company') had a 2012 Bonus
Incentive Plan, under which certain employees received a regular cash bonus and a cash bonus
earmarked for share purchase. Of the cash bonus earmarked for share purchase, the net amount
(after withholding taxes) must be used to purchase shares at the prevailing market prices. 

The purchases by the primary insiders as disclosed below, were made as part of the respective
primary insider`s obligation to purchase shares under the 2012 Bonus Incentive Plan.

Jon Erik Reinhardsen, President  & Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on
March 20, 2013 bought 12 114 shares in Petroleum Geo- Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per
share. Following the transaction Jon Erik Reinhardsen holds 90 000 unexercised options in the
Company, corresponding to 90 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 75 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 75 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 75 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 75 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
76.02, 100 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 100 000 shares at the strike
price of NOK 39.19 and 30 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary
insider holds 87 389 shares in the Company.

Gottfred Langseth, Executive Vice President & CFO of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on March 20,
2013 bought 5 479 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per share.
Following the transaction Gottfred Langseth holds 90 000 unexercised options in the Company,
corresponding to 90 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 45 000 unexercised options in
the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 45 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 76.02, 60 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 60 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
39.19 and 18 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 36
190 shares in the Company.

Sverre L. Strandenes, Executive Vice President MultiClient of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on
March 20, 2013 bought 4 784 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per
share.  Following the transaction Sverre L. Strandenes holds 90 000 unexercised options in the
Company, corresponding to 90 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 45 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 45 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
76.02, 30 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 30 000 shares at the strike
price of NOK 39.19 and 19 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary
insider holds 16 746 shares in the Company.

Per Arild Reksnes, Executive Vice President Marine Contract of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on
March 20, 2013 bought 4 878 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per
share.  Following the transaction Per Arild Reksnes holds 60 000 unexercised options in the
Company, corresponding to 60 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 45 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 45 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
76.02, 20 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike
price of NOK 39.19 and 18 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary
insider holds 14 791 shares in the Company.

Guillaume Cambois, Executive Vice President Data Processing and Technology of Petroleum
Geo-Services ASA, has on March 20, 2012 bought 4 878 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a
price of NOK 90.61 per share. Following the transaction Guillaume Cambois holds 45 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 45 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
77.29, 45 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike
price of NOK 76.02, 20 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at
the strike price of NOK 39.19 and 18 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the
primary insider holds 9 038 shares in the Company.

Magne Reiersgard, Executive Vice President Operations of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on March
20, 2013 bought 6 250 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per share. 
Following the transaction Magne Reiersgard holds 60 000 unexercised options in the Company,
corresponding to 60 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 45 000 unexercised options in
the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 45 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 45 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 76.02, 20 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
39.19 and 18 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 17
427 shares in the Company.
  
Rune Olav Pedersen, General Counsel of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on March 20, 2013 bought 4
783 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per share.  Following the
transaction Rune Olav Pedersen holds 100 000 unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to
100 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 78.01, 20 000 unexercised options in the Company,
corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 76.02, and 8 000 restricted share units
in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 7 188 shares in the Company.

Terje Bjølseth, Senior Vice President Global HR of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on March 20,
2013 bought 2 759 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per share. 
Following the transaction Terje Bjølseth holds 40 000 unexercised options in the Company,
corresponding to 40 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 20 000 unexercised options in
the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 20 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 76.02, 25 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 25 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
39.19 and 8 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 8 568
shares in the Company.

Tore D. Langballe, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA,
has on March 20, 2013 bought 3 035 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61
per share. Following the transaction Tore D. Langballe holds 40 000 unexercised options in the
Company, corresponding to 40 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 131.95, 20 000 unexercised
options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 20 000
unexercised options in the Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK
76.02, and 8 000 restricted share units in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 7
107 shares in the Company.

Jostein Ueland, Senior Vice President Business Development of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, has on
March 20, 2013 bought 2 870 shares in Petroleum Geo-Services ASA at a price of NOK 90.61 per
share. Following the transaction Jostein Ueland holds 20 000 unexercised options in the Company,
corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 77.29, 20 000 unexercised options in the
Company, corresponding to 20 000 shares at the strike price of NOK 76.02, and 8 000 restricted
share units in the Company. As of today the primary insider holds 4 879 shares in the Company. 

  FOR DETAILS, CONTACT:
  
  Bård Stenberg, Investor Relations Manager
  Phone:   +47 67 51 43 16
  Mobile: +47 99 24 52 35

  Tore Langballe, SVP Corporate Communications
  Phone:   +47 67 51 43 75
  Mobile: +47 90 77 78 41

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Petroleum  Geo-Services is a focused geophysical company providing a broad range of   seismic  
and   reservoir   services,  including  acquisition,  processing, interpretation,  and field 
evaluation. The  company also  possesses the world's most extensive multi-client data library. PGS
operates on a worldwide basis with headquarters at Lysaker, Norway.

For more information on Petroleum Geo-Services visit www.pgs.com http://www.pgs.com .


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the
Norwegian Securities Trading Act.


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